5 days in India Itinerary

5 days in India Itinerary

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5 days in India Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
1
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Kodaikanal
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
3
Madurai
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Rameswaram
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Kanyakumari
— 1 night
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  6​h
End: Bengaluru

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hours
Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Ooty (Udhagamandalam) ©
Tea gardens and eucalyptus trees scent the air of the fields surrounding Ooty, a popular summer tourism destination up in the hills.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mukurthi Dam.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip maker site .

Bengaluru to Ooty (Udhagamandalam) is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. When traveling from Bengaluru in April, plan for little chillier days in Ooty (Udhagamandalam), with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kodaikanal.

Things to do in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Mukurthi Dam ©
Mukurthi Dam

1
day
Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal ©
A cool and relaxing hill station, Kodaikanal has long attracted visitors up to its privileged position in the Western Ghats.
On the 14th (Sun), get great views at Pillar Rocks, then delve into the lush surroundings at Pine Forest, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kodaikanal Lake, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kuzhanthai Velappar temple.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kodaikanal trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) to Kodaikanal takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Ooty (Udhagamandalam) in April; daily highs in Kodaikanal reach 41°C and lows reach 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Madurai.

Things to do in Kodaikanal

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kodaikanal Lake ©
Kodaikanal Lake
Pine Forest ©
Pine Forest
Pillar Rocks ©
Pillar Rocks

1
night
Madurai

Madurai ©
One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Madurai sits on the banks of the River Vaigai and serves as a center of Tamil culture.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Meenakshi Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Aayiram Kaal Mandapam.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Madurai day trip planner.

Drive from Kodaikanal to Madurai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in April, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Rameswaram.

Things to do in Madurai

Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple ©
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple
Walking tours
Aayiram Kaal Mandapam ©
Aayiram Kaal Mandapam

1
night
Rameswaram

Rameswaram ©
A trip to Rameswaram on Pamban Island will take you across a long limestone shoal bridge with spectacular ocean scenery.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Dhanushkodi Beach, snap pictures at Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge, take in the views from Pamban bridge, then see the interesting displays at Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam House, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple.

To plan Rameswaram vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by train from Madurai to Rameswaram takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kanyakumari.

Things to do in Rameswaram

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Dhanushkodi Beach ©
Dhanushkodi Beach
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple ©
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swamy Temple
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge ©
Annai Indira Gandhi Road Bridge

1
night
Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari ©
Located at the most southerly point of mainland India, Kanyakumari has long attracted pilgrims and those keen to see the end of the road.
On the 17th (Wed), make a trip to Vivekananda Rock Memorial, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bhagavathy Amman Temple, appreciate the history behind Thiruvalluvar Statue, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Jain Temple Kanyakumari, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kanyakumari Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Kanyakumari vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Rameswaram to Kanyakumari takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Kanyakumari are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kanyakumari

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Kanyakumari Beach ©
Kanyakumari Beach
Vivekananda Rock Memorial ©
Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Thiruvalluvar Statue ©
Thiruvalluvar Statue

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